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  • Granfield, Linda
    I Remember Korea: Veterans Tell Their Stories of the Korean War, 1950-53

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Clarion Books, 2003. Inscribed by Author; Brown boards. pp 136; index, photos. Fine in fine, price-clipped jacket. Inscribed by the author on the title page.; Squarish octavo; Signed by Author 061817740x

    Book ID: 48736
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  • WOOD, Herbert Fairlie, Lt-Col.
    SINGULIER CHAMP DE BATAILLE: Les operations en Corée et leurs effets sur la politique de défense du Canada

    Edition: First edition in French

    Ottawa: Ministre de la Défense nationale, 1966. Tall octavo, red cloth, colour endpaper maps. pp vi, 354 + 7 colour maps (2 folding), colour frontispiece, b&w photos. Fine copy, no owner names. Dust jacket has two tears, some creasing at fore margins from the excess surface lamintation, else good. Historie officielle de l'Armée canadienne en Corée. Text is in French. Note: bit over 1 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Book ID: 33178
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  • TERRY'S JAPANESE EMPIRE, including Korea and Formosa, with chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian Railway, and the chief ocean routes to Japan. A guidebook for travellers. With 8 specially drawn maps and 21 plans by TERRY, T. Phillip
    TERRY, T. Phillip
    TERRY'S JAPANESE EMPIRE, including Korea and Formosa, with chapters on Manchuria, the Trans-Siberian Railway, and the chief ocean routes to Japan. A guidebook for travellers. With 8 specially drawn maps and 21 plans

    Edition: First UK issue

    London: Constable, 1914. Thick 16mo, red cloth gilt lettered, endpaper ads, sprinkled page edges and rounded corners. pp (cclxxxiv), 799, (61, ads) + 8 colour maps and 21 plans (all but frontispiece folding). Memorial bookplate of Ross H. Macdonald on verso of front free endpaper, two short tears to first folding map neatly repaired on blank side with clear archival paper tape, light sticker stain to lower spine, else a fine copy. Prof. Macdonald, of Victoria College, University of Toronto, taught the first course on Korean culture (1971-72) at a Canadian university; an undergraduate scholarship in East Asian studies is awarded by the University of Toronto in his memory.

    Book ID: 41944
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  • (CLARKE, SAMUEL. 1599 - 1682)
    The historian’s guide, or, Britains’s remembrancer. For the last century. Being a summary of all the principal actions, exploits, sieges, battels, designs...

    London: S. Keble, D. Brown, and J. Sprint, 1701. Title page continues: "attempts, preferments, honours, changes, &c. and whatever else is worthy notice, that hath happen'd in His Majesty's kingdoms, from anno dom. 1600. to this present year, 1701. Shewing the year, month, and day of the month, in which each action was done." pp [8],212,215-246. Text is continuous despite breaks in pagination and register. A reissue of the edition of 1690, without all after p.212, but with a cancel title page and addition of further pages, pp.215-246. ESTC T112188 . Includes frontispiece portait of James II. Contemporary calf sides expertly rebacked in closely matching calf, spine with raised bands and red morocco label. Page edges browned; rounding to…

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    London: S. Keble, D. Brown, and J. Sprint, 1701. Title page continues: "attempts, preferments, honours, changes, &c. and whatever else is worthy notice, that hath happen'd in His Majesty's kingdoms, from anno dom. 1600. to this present year, 1701. Shewing the year, month, and day of the month, in which each action was done." pp [8],212,215-246. Text is continuous despite breaks in pagination and register. A reissue of the edition of 1690, without all after p.212, but with a cancel title page and addition of further pages, pp.215-246. ESTC T112188 . Includes frontispiece portait of James II. Contemporary calf sides expertly rebacked in closely matching calf, spine with raised bands and red morocco label. Page edges browned; rounding to upper outer corner; front pastedown, both sides of free endpaper, and recto of frontispiece covered with pencil notes; old ink name on recto of frontispiece; else fine, text quite clean. ; 12mo

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    Book ID: 49678
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  • KIM, Richard E.
    THE MARTYRED (ARC)

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Braziller, 1964. Advance reading copy in non-pictorial printed card covers. Covers creased, page edges yellowed, generally VG otherwise. A novel of the Korean War by a young officer who served with the ROK and US armies for the full duration of this "police action". The novel "is not about the battlefield, it is about the conflict in the souls of men." - cover. This first novel was nominated for the National Book Award and was the basis of a film.

    Book ID: 43257
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  • COLLIER, Price (1860-1913)
    THE WEST IN THE EAST from an American Point of View.

    Edition: First Canadian issue

    Toronto: McClelland & Goodchild, 1911. Dark green cloth, spine gilt lettered. pp [2], (xii), 534. Bookplate on front free endpaper, else a VG clean and unworn copy. Of the 11 chapters (plus a Conclusion), the first 8 are about his experiences in India. Chapter 9 is on China, 10 on Japan, and 11 on "Things Japanese, Korean, and Manchurian.

    Book ID: 11073
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  • COLLIER, Price (1860-1919)
    THE WEST IN THE EAST FROM AND AMERICAN POINT OF VIEW

    Edition: First UK edition

    London: Duckworth, 1913. pp [2], (xii), 534, [2]. In a nice full red calf school prize binding (St. John’s College, Rupert’s Land), spine with two labels, elaborate gilt decoration, sides with decorative gilt borders, gilt arms of school on front cover, marbled endpapers and page edges, bound-in ribbong marker. 1914 ink prize inscription at front; a fine copy. Of the 11 chapters (plus a Conclusion), the first 8 are about his experiences in India. Chapter 9 is on China, 10 on Japan, and 11 on "Things Japanese, Korean, and Manchurian.; Octavo.

    Condition: Fine

    Book ID: 27598
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  • DAVID, Andrew, editor
    WILLIAM ROBERT BROUGHTON'S VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC 1795-1798. With an Introduction by Barry Gough

    Edition: First Edition

    London: Ashgate, for The Hakluyt Society, 2010. Blue cloth. pp lxxxii, 315. Index. 12 maps and 9 figures. Errata sheet tipped in at p lxx. Series III, Volume 22. Fine in fine jacket. Survey of the east coast of Asia. 1.5 kg parcel; Tall octavo

    Book ID: 51642
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